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Craig Boyd Garner

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Craig is an attorney and health care consultant, specializing in issues surrounding modern American health care and the ways it should be managed in its current climate of reform. Between 2002 and 2011, Craig was the Chief Executive Officer at Coast Plaza Hospital in Norwalk, California. He currently serves on the advisory board for the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences, on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Opera, and the Board of Visitors of Seaver College at Pepperdine University. Last year Craig published his book, Hospital Stay – Health Care Made Simple (www.HospitalStay.com), which addresses the many concerns of patients and their families as they navigate their way through the health care system. In January 2012 Craig will teach a hospital law course at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu. He lives in Southern California with his wife and son.

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Lessons From My Father

  • By: Craig Boyd Garner
  • “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” --Oscar Wilde, Irish writer and poet

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Our Fear of Health Care Reform and the Household Vacuum

  • By: Craig Boyd Garner
  • The debate must rage on as we as a nation seek the best way to provide care to our sick and injured

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Advice from Antiquity

  • By: Craig Boyd Garner
  • “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” -- Albert Einstein

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Instructions Never Included

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Professional Advice From A Newborn

  • By: Craig Boyd Garner
  • Though I may be new at my role as father, the old adage continues to ring true - timing is everything

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How My Career Taught Me To Be a Better Father

  • By: Craig Boyd Garner
  • “There is no instinct like that of the heart.”  Lord George Gordon Byron, British poet

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